A medieval dessert for modern days! Posset is a medieval English drink made by curdling spiced boiled milk with ale or wine. The modern day version uses cream & lemon to set into a silky velvety custard
Combine the jaggery with 2 tablespoons of water and melt in a microwave till completely dissolved. Strain and set aside.
Heat the cream with the cardamom, and jaggery. Taste to determine sweetness & add the confectioners sugar, a tablespoon at a time to required sweetness. Stir to completely dissolve the sugar. allow the cream to come to a boil. Take care to ensure that it does not boil over.
Remove from heat and add lemon juice stirring the mixture. Allow to cool for 15 minutes.
Strain & pour into individual ramekins and allow to set in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
Garnish with pistachio shavings and serve chilled.
the recipe was inspired by a food52 entry